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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. mSQL

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServermSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.61
Rank#217  Overall
#33  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score64.40
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score1.71
Rank#133  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasehughestech.com.au/­products/­msql
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqldocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffMicrosoftHughes Technologies
Initial release201420101994
Current releaseV124.2, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infofree licenses can be provided
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.yesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, with always 3 replicas availablenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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